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Senior US Diplomat Says He Followed Trump’s ‘Orders’ on Pressuring Ukraine

A senior US diplomat told lawmakers on Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressly ordered him and others to help pressure Ukraine into investigating a...

November 20, 2019 12:24 pm

UK Conservative Party Candidate Suspended Over Defamatory Comments

JNS.org - As the Dec. 12 elections in the United Kingdom approach, a Conservative Party candidate has been suspended over social-media posts he made several years ago about the Holocaust, in addition to denigrating other...

Orthodox Jewish Man Walking to Synagogue Brutally Stabbed in New York Town

A 30-year-old Orthodox Jew was in critical condition on Wednesday morning after he was stabbed by unknown assailants in the southern New York town of Monsey while making his way to morning services at a...

Baku Summit Illuminates Problematic Global Sentiments, Despite Azerbaijan’s History of Strong Relations With Israel

JNS.org - Meeting with a Jewish delegation ahead of the second Baku Summit of World Religious Leaders last week, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman to the State Committee on Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan, referred...

November 20, 2019 11:36 am

Jewish Leaders Applaud Azerbaijani Multiculturalism at World Religious Leaders Summit

JNS.org - At the opening of the second Baku Summit of World Religious Leaders on...

November 20, 2019 11:29 am

Washington Holding $100 Million in Military Aid to Lebanon, Says Top State Dept. Official

JNS.org - The White House is holding up more than $100 million in security aid...

November 20, 2019 11:25 am

Georgia Church Vandalized With Antisemitic Graffiti Plans to Keep It a While

JNS.org - A Georgia church was vandalized with antisemitic graffiti over the weekend. The Unitarian Universalist...

November 20, 2019 11:19 am

Members of Congress Send Bipartisan Letter to UN, Urging It to Confront Hezbollah

JNS.org - A bipartisan group of 240 members of Congress have sent a letter to...

November 20, 2019 11:12 am

Following Shout Down of Pro-Israel Speaker, Vassar College Calls Out Antisemitism

JNS.org - The president of Vassar College released a statement on Monday denouncing antisemitism in...

November 20, 2019 12:24 pm

Senior US Diplomat Says He Followed Trump’s ‘Orders’ on Pressuring Ukraine

A senior US diplomat told lawmakers on Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressly ordered him and others to help pressure Ukraine into investigating a political...

November 20, 2019 11:55 am

UK Conservative Party Candidate Suspended Over Defamatory Comments

JNS.org - As the Dec. 12 elections in the United Kingdom approach, a Conservative Party candidate has been suspended over social-media posts he made several...

November 20, 2019 11:48 am

Orthodox Jewish Man Walking to Synagogue Brutally Stabbed in New York Town

A 30-year-old Orthodox Jew was in critical condition on Wednesday morning after he was stabbed by unknown assailants in the southern New York town of...

November 20, 2019 11:43 am

Baku Summit Illuminates Problematic Global Sentiments, Despite Azerbaijan’s History of Strong Relations With Israel

JNS.org - Meeting with a Jewish delegation ahead of the second Baku Summit of World Religious Leaders last week, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman to the State...

November 20, 2019 11:36 am

Jewish Leaders Applaud Azerbaijani Multiculturalism at World Religious Leaders Summit

JNS.org - At the opening of the second Baku Summit of World Religious Leaders on Thursday, more than 400 delegates from 70-plus countries gathered in...

November 20, 2019 11:29 am

Washington Holding $100 Million in Military Aid to Lebanon, Says Top State Dept. Official

JNS.org - The White House is holding up more than $100 million in security aid to Lebanon, a senior US State Department official said, according...

November 20, 2019 11:25 am

Georgia Church Vandalized With Antisemitic Graffiti Plans to Keep It a While

JNS.org - A Georgia church was vandalized with antisemitic graffiti over the weekend. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, Ga., said the vandalism—consisting of a line...

November 20, 2019 11:19 am

Members of Congress Send Bipartisan Letter to UN, Urging It to Confront Hezbollah

JNS.org - A bipartisan group of 240 members of Congress have sent a letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres, calling on the international community...

November 20, 2019 11:12 am

Following Shout Down of Pro-Israel Speaker, Vassar College Calls Out Antisemitism

JNS.org - The president of Vassar College released a statement on Monday denouncing antisemitism in the aftermath of a pro-Israel speaker recently being shouted down. An...

November 20, 2019 10:57 am

Head of US Air Force Visits Israel, Meets With President and Military Leaders

JNS.org - US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein visited Israel last week. On Thursday, he met with Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, touting the...

November 20, 2019 10:45 am

UN Committee Adopts Eight Resolutions Blasting Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly Fourth Committee adopted eight resolutions on Friday that singled out or condemned Israel, reported the watchdog group UN Watch. The...

November 20, 2019 10:06 am

In Testy Leadership Debate, UK PM Johnson Promises Quick Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson doubled down on his Brexit promises on Tuesday, saying only he could take Britain out of the European Union quickly in...

November 20, 2019 9:36 am

Russia Says Turkey Told Moscow No New Syria Operation Planned: TASS

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that Ankara had assured Moscow that it did not plan to launch a new military operation in...

November 20, 2019 9:34 am

‘Couldn’t Believe What I Was Hearing’: White House Aides Testify in Impeachment Probe

Senior US officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on Tuesday they were concerned by President Donald Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Opinion

New York Times News Article on Israeli Settlements Falsely Describes US Pol...

The front-page New York Times news article about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s statement about Israeli settlements includes a significant...

Israel

Israeli UN Envoy Blames Europe for Lack of Peace Talks With Palestinians

Europe is to blame for the lack of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, the Jewish state’s UN envoy asserted on Monday. Ambassador Danny Danon was responding to criticism levied...

Middle East

Islamic State Exploited Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Drawdown of US Troop...

Islamic State has exploited Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria and the drawdown of US troops from the region, according to...

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